Silverdale Baptist Academy

After down-to-the-wire regular-season races, Chattanooga-area high school baseball teams begin their seasons of no return this week.

After Monday's development at Silverdale Baptist Academy, things are all square at the top of the District 5-A high school softball standings.

The last time that Polk County High School's softball team won a regular-season district title, "Schindler's List" won the Academy Award for best motion picture that year. The theme from "Aladdin" won best song at the Grammy Awards. And no player on Polk's current regular-season-championship team was born yet.

Host Soddy-Daisy held off a late challenge by Wilson Central in the Gold final of the 24th Lady Trojan Classic high school softball tournament Saturday at Soddy Lake Kids' Park and edged the Lady Wildcats 3-2 for the championship.

Much like the Postal Service motto that claims its carriers refuse to allow any outside elements to prevent them from making their appointed rounds, Skylar Parton refuses to let even a birth defect prevent her from playing the game she loves.

The injured mouth and dental repair for one player and the staples in the head of another eventually will be forgotten, but Arts & Sciences baseball coaches, players, administrators and fans never will forget the heart-felt hospitality and sympathy extended by host Marion County after two Patriots players collided during a game last week.

Silverdale Baptist Academy scuffled through the District 5-A high school softball season a year ago while Arts & Sciences was busy winning the district regular season for the first time in school history.

Other than a third-inning pitching lapse, Boyd-Buchanan had the best of all the baseball facets in a 9-2 victory Tuesday at Silverdale Baptist Academy.

Not even three weeks into the TSSAA softball season and already evidence shows that a collection of freshman pitchers are making a big impression in the Chattanooga area.

Baylor emerged as the only 2-0 team through the first three games at The Summit of Softball Complex on Friday in first-day action in East Hamilton’s Choo Choo Classic high school tournament.

Soddy-Daisy's softball team traveled to Kentucky over the weekend, and for two reasons.

Comebacks were the order of the day in the Region 3-A girls' high school basketball semifinals Monday at Arts & Sciences. One was early; one was late. One worked; one didn't.

For the first time ever, the District 5-A finals are going to be a two-edDragoo affair.

  • Feb. 18th, 2014  |
  • By David Jenkins

Top 11 team scores: 1. Cleveland 215, 2. Wilson Central 166.5, 3. Bradley Central 141, 4. Ravenwood 132, 5. Soddy-Daisy 120.5, 6. Franklin 108.5, 7. Heritage 102, 8. Clarksville 98.5, 9. Cookeville 96.5, 10. Blackman 84.5, 11. Walker Valley 84.

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